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1

What attaches to the scalene tubercle of the first rib?

the anterior scalene muscle

2

Which groove on the body (corpus or shaft) of the first rib is close to the vertebral end?

the groove for the subclavian artery and the first thoracic nerve

3

Which groove on the body (corpus or shaft) of the first rib is close to the sternal end?

the groove for the subclavian vein

4

What specifically will attach to the crest of the neck of the second rib?

the superior costotransverse ligament from the transverse process of T1

5

What specifically attaches to the back of the neck of the second rib?

the inferior costotransverse ligament from the transverse process of T2

6

What unique feature is present on the body (corpus or shaft) of the second rib?

the tuberosity for the serratus anterior

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